Aug 2021
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
More powerful and less productive households, both in terms of wealth and connections, ended up obtaining more credit from a community-based lending program. Informal markets partially attenuated…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Los hogares más poderosos y menos productivos, tanto en términos de riqueza como de conexiones, acabaron obteniendo más préstamos de un programa comunitario de préstamos. Los mercados informales…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia;Samphantharak, Krislert;Townsend, Robert;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
In village economies, insurance networks are key to smoothing shocks, while production networks can propagate them. The interplay of these networks is crucial. We show that a significant health…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera, Diego
Limited information about borrowers may create allocative distortions in credit markets. Community-based lending programs may reduce these distortions by exploiting relevant information available to…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Bracken, Mike;Greenway, Andrew;Kenny, Angeles
Digital transformation leads to improved analysis and use of data. Through this transformation, the public sector can implement more efficient and effective policies. Although many governments…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Bracken, Mike;Greenway, Andrew;Kenny, Angeles
La revolución digital que están experimentando los gobiernos, está llevando a que se planteen programas que mejoren el análisis y uso de dato para plantear políticas públicas más efectivas y…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Hiramatsu, Anri;Ariza, María Camila;Silva de Anzorena, María Paloma
Las mujeres que residen en ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe cuentan con acceso a mejores niveles de ingresos que aquellas que residen en áreas rurales. Sin embargo, estos niveles están todavía…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Hiramatsu, Anri;Ariza, María Camila;Silva de Anzorena, María Paloma
Las mujeres que residen en ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe cuentan con acceso a mejores niveles de ingresos que aquellas que residen en áreas rurales. Sin embargo, estos niveles están todavía…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Decentralizing the allocation of resources to community members is an increasingly popular form of delivering public resources in developing countries. However, this approach is associated with the…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Krishna, Kala;Lychagin, Sergey;Frisancho, Verónica
Placement, both in university and in the civil service, according to performance in competitive exams is the norm in much of the world. Repeat taking of such exams is common despite the private and…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in six countries in the East and South East Asian region…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan.
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Florence.…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Daichi wo Mamoru…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Care Center…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Thailand, presenting the case study of Opendream.…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Thailand, presenting the case study of Doi Tung…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in South Korea , presenting the case study of Woozoo.